La bohème

Opening the festival is the Puccini masterpiece in the historical staging by Eugenio Guglielminetti, adapted for the occasion by Saverio Santoliquido and Claudia Boasso. Direction by Vittorio Borrelli, on the podium of the Teatro Regio Orchestra the young Maestro Daniele Rustioni, and the costumes by Laura Viglione.

The protagonist of one of the most celebrated love stories of opera, which premiered at the Regio of Torino in 1896, is a young and brilliant cast composed of soprano Erika Grimaldi in the role of Mimì, the much sought-after tenor Salvatore Cordella as the poet Rodolfo and baritone Guido Loconsolo playing the painter Marcello. Maestro Claudio Fenoglio directs the Teatro Regio Chorus and the Children’s Chorus of the Teatro Regio and the “G. Verdi” Conservatory. Staging by the Teatro Regio.


Playbill

Opera in four parts
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
from Scènes de la vie de Bohème by Henri Murger

Music by Giacomo Puccini

Characters Cast
Mimì soprano

Erika Grimaldi

Rodolfo, a poet tenor

Salvatore Cordella

Musetta soprano

Eleonora Buratto

Marcello, a painter baritone

Guido Loconsolo

Schaunard, a musician baritone

Massimiliano Gagliardo

Colline, a philosopher bass

Maurizio Lo Piccolo

Benoît, the landlord/
Alcindoro, a state
councillor bass

Claudio Ottino

Parpignol tenor

Sabino Gaita (12)

Pierangelo Aimé

The customs officers'
sergeant bass

Vladimir Jurlin (12)
Mauro Barra

A customs officer baritone Alessandro Inzillo (12)
Marco Sportelli
Conductor

Daniele Rustioni

Stage director

Vittorio Borrelli

Sketches and figures

Eugenio Guglielminetti

Sets

Saverio Santoliquido

Claudia Boasso

from stage elements by

Eugenio Guglielminetti

Costumes by

Laura Viglione

from designs by

Eugenio Guglielminetti

Lighting

Luca Ferioli

Chorus and children's
chorus master

Claudio Fenoglio

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio
Children’s Chorus of the Teatro Regio and the “G. Verdi” Conservatory

Staging by the Teatro Regio